News Releases - Northern Virginia

May 22, 2018
Southbound I-95 Lane and Ramp Closures in Occoquan This Week

May 22, 2018
Route 7 Improvements in Tysons Complete
Wider bridges over the Dulles Toll Road and new shared-use link

May 21, 2018
Overnight Closures and Lane Shifts Continue on I-66 East this Week Between Route 29 in Gainesville and Route 234 Business

May 17, 2018
Mini-Roundabout Pilot Coming to Annandale
Project will test modular materials and aims to improve safety, decrease delays at Ravensworth Road/Jayhawk Street

May 16, 2018
Learn About I-395 Shirlington Improvements Study
Public information meeting is May 21 at Fairlington Community Center

May 14, 2018
Overnight Closures and Lane Shifts Continue This Week (Week of May 14) on I-66 East Between Route 29 in Gainesville and Sudley Road (234 Business)

May 9, 2018
I-66 Eastbound Between US 50 and Route 123 Overnight Closures and Lane Shifts This Weekend (May 11-13)

May 8, 2018
I-66 Overnight Closures and Lane Shifts This Week
Eastbound I-66 between Route 29 in Gainesville and Prince William Parkway starting tonight, May 8

May 7, 2018
Overnight Closures at Route 27/110 May 7 - 19
Bridge beam placement

May 4, 2018
I-66 Overnight Closures and Lane Shifts Next Week
Westbound I-66 between Route 234 Business and Route 29 in Gainesville closures starting Monday, May 7

May 3, 2018
Half-Price Bus Fares, Carpool Incentives Available to Commuters as I-66 Construction Gets Underway
VDOT, local agencies provide alternatives to driving alone on I-66 during upcoming years of major construction

May 1, 2018
Overnight Closures and Lane Shifts This Week for the Transform 66 Project
Southbound Route 28 between Westfields Blvd. and Braddock Rd. Wednesday night, 5/2; I-66 East between U.S. Route 50 and Route 123 (Chain Bridge Rd) Friday and Saturday nights, 5/4 and 5/5

April 27, 2018
I-66 Overnight Lane Closures This Weekend and Next Week
Route 28 between Braddock Rd. and Westfields Blvd. Friday

April 20, 2018
Greggsville Road Closures April 23 & 24
Detour in place for pipe work

April 20, 2018
Route 28 Overnight Closures and Lane Shifts Next Week
Traffic shifts between Braddock Road and Westfields Boulevard related to the Transform 66 project

April 19, 2018
VDOT to Launch Study to Extend I-495 Express Lanes Toward American Legion Bridge and Maryland Line
Funding approved to conduct environmental analysis of project

April 19, 2018
Southbound I-95 Lane and Ramp Closure in Occoquan Tonight

April 19, 2018
Inner Loop and 495 Express Lanes Access Point Overnight Closures Through May
Lane and ramp closures to lift Jones Branch Connector bridge beams

April 16, 2018
495 Express Lanes Jones Branch Access Point Closures This Week
Ramp closures to lift Jones Branch Connector bridge beams

April 12, 2018
Rt 50/Gallows Rd Ramp Closures Next Two Weekends
Detours in place during bridge work

April 11, 2018
I-66 Overnight Closures and Lane Shifts This Weekend: Westbound Between Route 123 and US 50, Eastbound at I-495
Partial closure and slowdowns on exit ramps from I-495 North to I-66 East

April 11, 2018
VDOT to Renew I-66 Bridge in Rosslyn
Traffic impacts minimal for rehab work through summer 2019

April 10, 2018
VDOT Wants Your Input on Hunter Mill Bridge Project
Public information meeting is April 16 at Forest Edge Elementary School

April 9, 2018
Outer Loop and 495 Express Lanes Jones Branch Access Point Closures This Week
Lane and ramp closures to lift Jones Branch Connector bridge beams

April 2, 2018
Outer Loop and 495 Express Lanes Jones Branch Access Point Closures Overnight This Week
Lane and ramp closures to lift Jones Branch Connector bridge beams

March 28, 2018
Give Input on Richmond Highway Corridor Improvements
Third public information meeting is April 4 at Mount Vernon High School

March 27, 2018
Give Input on Wilson Boulevard over Route 50 Bridge Repairs
Public information meeting is April 3 at Sleepy Hollow Elementary School

March 22, 2018
Snickersville Turnpike Closure March 24-25
Detour in place during bridge work

March 22, 2018
CTB Awards Contract for Bike and Ped Improvements in Rosslyn
Work on new bicycle lane, Custis Trail, widening and other improvements begins later this spring

March 21, 2018
Icy Conditions Possible Tonight and Thursday
Crews working to finish clearing roads and treat for icy conditions

March 21, 2018
Many Northern Virginia Roads Snow-Covered
Continue to avoid travel during height of storm for safety

March 21, 2018
Avoid Travel Today as Storm Continues
VDOT provides reminders for residents during heavy snow

March 20, 2018
It's Snow Time: Crews Staged and Ready
Avoid travel overnight and tomorrow morning

March 20, 2018
Drivers Should Expect Impacted Roads Through Wednesday
Plan now for afternoon commute; leave early if possible

March 19, 2018
Crews Mobilize for Spring Snow Storm
Drivers should monitor forecast, plan for impacted roads through Wednesday

March 16, 2018
Route 50 Median Crossover Closure at Elk Lick Road Begins March 21
Left lane closures on westbound and eastbound Route 50 during median work March 21-22

March 16, 2018
Outer Loop and 495 Express Lanes Jones Branch Access Point Closures Overnight Next Week
Lane and ramp closures to lift Jones Branch Connector bridge beams

March 14, 2018
I-66/Route 15 Park and Ride “Pardon Our Dust” Meeting is March 21
Learn more and meet the project team

March 12, 2018
Poland Road Roundabout "Pardon Our Dust" Meeting Wednesday
Learn more about project to replace temporary roundabout, including traffic impacts

March 11, 2018
Outer Loop and 495 Express Lanes Jones Branch Access Point Closures Overnight This Week
Lane and ramp closures to lift Jones Branch Connector bridge beams

March 11, 2018
Crews Ready for Late-Winter Snow
Continue to monitor forecast, plan for impacted Monday commutes

March 8, 2018
Construction Ramps Up This Month on I-66 Outside the Beltway
Traffic shifts, barrier installation, and survey and utility work to get underway

March 7, 2018
Portion of 495 Outer Loop Express Lanes to Close During Overnight Hours This Weekend
Closures to install bridge beams, detour will be in place

March 6, 2018
Crews Preparing for Wintry Mix That May Impact Wednesday AM Commute
Precipitation forecast to begin Tuesday night

March 4, 2018
Drivers Asked to Avoid Travel on I-95 in Prince William Monday
Consider telework, alternate routes and transit options for morning and evening commutes

March 3, 2018
All I-95 Southbound Lanes Remain Closed
Potomac Mills sign leaning; closure for safety of public

March 2, 2018
Traffic Alert: All I-95 Southbound Lanes Closed
Potomac Mills sign leaning; closure for inspection

March 2, 2018
Give Input on East Spring Street Widening Enhancements
Design Public Hearing is March 8 at Herndon Community Center

March 2, 2018
High Winds Bring Road Closures
Drivers should watch for downed trees, signs, and signal outages

March 1, 2018
High Winds to Impact Roads Through Saturday
Expect potential for downed trees and wires, debris

Feb. 28, 2018
Give Input on Route 7 and Battlefield Parkway Interchange
Design Public Hearing is March 7 at John W. Tolbert Jr. Elementary School

Feb. 27, 2018
Route 1 Widening Traffic Shifts Friday and Monday
Northbound shift to new pavement Friday, southbound Monday

Feb. 21, 2018
Give Input on Rolling Road Widening and Old Keene Mill Intersection Improvements
Design Public Hearing is Feb. 27 at Irving Middle School in Springfield

Feb. 16, 2018
Prepare for Snowy Saturday Despite Warm Friday
Crews to pretreat roads overnight

Feb. 15, 2018
Route 27/110 Nighttime Ramp Closures Postponed
Feb. 15-17 closures now scheduled Feb. 22-24

Feb. 9, 2018
Route 110 Lane Closures at Route 27 Begin Monday Night
Northbound and southbound right lanes closing for two months for bridge pier work

Feb. 8, 2018
Nighttime Lane Closures Continue on I-66 Inside the Beltway
Crews to perform survey work for eastbound widening project through end of March

Feb. 6, 2018
Wintry Mix Could Impact Wednesday Morning
Monitor forecasts and adjust commutes accordingly; Icy conditions possible

Feb. 5, 2018
Route 27/110 Nighttime Ramp Closures Feb. 8-10, 15-17
Detour in place during bridge work

Feb. 3, 2018
Wintry Mix Could Impact Roads on Super Bowl Sunday
Freezing temps forecasted ahead of precipitation

Feb. 2, 2018
Loudoun County Pkwy and Rt 50 Weekend Closures in February and March
Full closures up to 15 minutes each during electric transmission work

Jan. 29, 2018
Drivers Should Prepare for Slick Roads Tuesday AM
Crews to treat roads for overnight wintry weather

Jan. 26, 2018
Route 27/110 Nighttime Closures Jan. 29 - Feb. 3
Full closures along westbound Route 27 during bridge deck work

Jan. 25, 2018
Nighttime Lane Closures Planned Next Two Weeks on I-66
Crews to perform survey work for eastbound widening project during next two weeks

Jan. 18, 2018
Fairfax Co. Parkway Nighttime Closures Rescheduled
Full closures up to 20 minutes for overhead sign installation

Jan. 18, 2018
Route 27/110 Nighttime Ramp Closures Jan. 22-23, 29-30
Detour in place during bridge deck work

Jan. 16, 2018
Crews Treating Roads for Tuesday Evening Snow
Temps dropping below freezing overnight

Jan. 9, 2018
Potential for Overnight Refreeze, Tuesday A.M. Slick Spots

Jan. 8, 2018
Reminders for Drivers for Afternoon Rush
Avoid icy conditions if possible; crews staged for treatment

Jan. 7, 2018
Drivers Asked to Prepare for Icy Monday Afternoon
Monitor forecasts and plan commutes accordingly

Jan. 5, 2018
Route 27/110 Nighttime Ramp Closures Jan. 8-11
Detour in place during bridge deck work

Jan. 4, 2018
Crews Remain For Overnight Refreeze and Wind Gusts
Potential for slick spots, downed tree limbs and debris overnight

Jan. 3, 2018
First Snow of 2018 to Impact Thursday AM Rush
Sustained freezing temps plus precipitation forecasted

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